Friday, April 19, 2024
2013

Arturo Diaz Executed in Texas

Arturo Diaz, Texas

Arturo DiazArturo Eleazar Diaz was executed by the state of Texas on September 26, 2013. He was pronounced dead at 6:30 pm CDT, inside the Walls Unit execution chamber at the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. Arturo was 37 years of age. He was executed for the brutal stabbing murder of 25-year-old Michael Ryan Nichols on April 3, 1999, in McAllen, Texas. Also injured during the crime was John Shepherd, a coworker of Michael.

Arturo grew up in poverty and dropped out of school after the 7th grade. He worked as a laborer before being arrested. Arturo regularly used drugs and alcohol, starting at a young age.

Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Michael Ryan Nichols. Please pray for the family of Arturo.

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